2y+6=56

Subtract 6 from both sides of the equation.

2y=56-6

Subtract 6 from 56.

2y=50

2y=50

Divide each term in 2y=50 by 2.

2y2=502

Cancel the common factor of 2.

Cancel the common factor.

2y2=502

Divide y by 1.

y=502

y=502

Divide 50 by 2.

y=25

y=25

Solve for y 2y+6=56